Make-your-own Beehive Shana Tova greeting card


7 steps | 10 mins

Sending a greeting is all about thinking about another person, and wishing him something meaningful for the year to come. In this project, you'll get to design something personal for a friend, neighbor, teacher or family member. Not only that, you get to go to the mail box and send it to them!

These cards read "Shana Tova" meaning Happy New Year in Hebrew.

What you get IN THE KIT

  • 5-6 bee stickers
  • 1 white backing cutout
  • 1 brown greeting cover
  • 1 yellow  greeting interior 
  • glue stick
  • 'Happy New Year' application


Think of someone

A new year greeting, is all about thinking of someone you love, and wishing them something very personal for the year to come. 


assemble the card

  1. Glue the white backing cutout behind the yellow interior (so that all the letters that you see are white)
  2. Glue the yellow interior onto the brown cover (spread the glue between the hexagons)

Tip  - use a lot of glue to keep things together


Add bees

  1. Stick the bees onto the card 
  2. Fold the card carefully and apply pressure to keep it down


add 'happy new year'

Glue the 'Happy New Year' to the left side of the greeting (so that it appears on the 'cover' of the card when the card is closed)


Make it personal

Write a short message, with a special wish you have in mind for the person whom the card is intended for, and decorate.

Take a picture you can share with us!


Place it in the envelope and seal

  1. Write the address of the recipient on the front of the envelope
  2. Place the stamp on the top right corner
  3. Write your address on the back of the envelope
  4. Fold the card in half, and insert it into the envelope. 


Place the card in your mail box! 

Place the card in your mail box and lift the flag to signal you have outgoing mail to your mailman!


Share a picture of your card in the comments below!